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SAI Fellowships


The South Asia Institute at Harvard University offers opportunities for scholars and practitioners to utilize Harvard University’s resources to contribute to self-driven independent research.

  • Babar Ali FellowshipThe Babar Ali Fellowship is a semester long appointment that supports scholars who focus on areas of humanities and social sciences related to Pakistan

Scholars who have not had past opportunities to access Harvard’s resources and who have primarily been educated at institutions in South Asia will be prioritized. Fellows are expected to reside in the Cambridge vicinity during the time of their award and to actively participate in the events and intellectual life of the Institute.

B4 Fellowship Deadline: July 30, 2017

Babar Ali Fellowship: February 15, 2017


Please note: Do not write directly to Harvard faculty regarding SAI’s Fellowship opportunities. If you have questions, please consult our Frequently Asked Questions guide or email Program Coordinator, Diana Nguyen, at